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Jackpot: How Clearing Harmful Beliefs Can Help You Heal and Be Happy

May 27, 2016

Harmful beliefs are old stories we have about ourselves. “I’m not good enough.” “I can’t heal.”  “I don’t matter.” Do these stories sound familiar? The utterly fabulous Conscious Lifestyle Magazine recently adapted the chapter on harmful beliefs (below) from my new book, How to Heal Yourself When No One Else Can.   HOW BELIEFS CAN BLOCK YOU “If any […]


3 Simple Statements to Immediately Increase Positivity

January 17, 2014

You all know, I’m not a huge fan of affirmations, unless of course — you already believe them to at least some extent while you’re saying them. Then they are super awesome. But, I do think incorporating positive language in your life can be a huge game changer. Ready for some emotional relief? Try incorporation these three terms into your day-to-day self-talk.


5 Super Simple Tips: A Cheat Sheet for Surviving the Holidays

November 19, 2013

The holidays….it’s not always all about stuffing and candy canes. For many people, they can bring up fear, trauma and old “crap.” But, there are ways to make it better. Here is a simple cheat sheet that can help you stop hating the holidays and start making new memories. Ahh, doesn’t that feel better already? 1. […]


3 Essential Lessons to Help You Overcome Healing Frustration

October 22, 2013

Ohmygod, the responsibility is too much, I know! If all these mind-body-spirit experts are right and we really do have a huge part (or are in sole charge of) our own healing…..well, that’s as overwhelming as the original problem we’re trying to release, right? And there are so many options for treatments out there that […]


Healing for FREE: 5 DIY Tips for When You’re Out Of Cash

September 25, 2013

When I finally figured out that my energetic and emotional imbalances were a huge part of the chronic illness I’d been experiencing, I was already out of cash from the years of medical treatment I’d been through. But, I was determined to shift my negative thinking and dump my emotional baggage anyway, and I ended […]


SOS Tool Kit: 10 Things That Can Start To Make You Feel Better Pronto!

July 23, 2013

Are you feeling stuck? Are you lost as to where to start to get out of this uncomfy place you’re in? Then you’re in luck! I constantly get SOS emails from people who need a tool set to help them to start shifting their energy. I’ve compiled 10 of my very favorite tips for doing […]


Shifting Your Sh*t: The Basics of The Law Of Attraction and Why Hating It Doesn’t Work

June 19, 2013

Ah, The Law of Attraction, which I could easily rename The Law of Confusion, is often a point of discussion in my private sessions with clients. Truth: Hating The Law of Attraction Doesn’t Work I first heard about it years ago when the popular movie, The Secret, was released. But in an effort to make […]


Summer Love (Yourself) Bootcamp

June 13, 2013

Kick ass self-esteem starts with a decision that you WANT to…    Let go of people-pleasing Become an un-perfectionist and have fun Change your patterns  Stop comparing yourself to others Love yourself as you are Give your body a break! Laugh at yourself Why You Can’t Afford to NOT Love Yourself Research has indicated that […]


The Many Patterns of Healing: Retracing, Babysteps, Meltdowns and More!

May 21, 2013

This is maybe the #1 topic of client questions: Is this normal? Why did I feel better and now I’m feeling bad? Will I be like this forever?? So today, I’m sitting down to type out my thoughts for YOU. If just one person had shared this insight as I stumbled through my healing journey, […]


What I Wish I Knew Then (About Healing from Chronic Lyme Disease and more)

May 10, 2013

  Notes from the trenches When I was asked to do a book signing and talk for This Is How I Save My Life in Carmel Valley, CA, I couldn’t decide what I should say (so many options!). I finally decided it would be most helpful, along with telling a bit about my story, to […]


Healing Emotional Baggage & Stress 101

April 17, 2013

“I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray What’s “emotional baggage”, anyway? The term ’emotion’ is derived from the Latin word “emovere,” which means ‘to move.” Emotions are awesome and help us feel alive, relate […]


3 Rules of Releasing Worry

March 27, 2013

Worry is a form of prayer for something you don’t want. Do you need any better reason to stop worrying? – Bhagavan Das What’s the Deal With Worry, Anyway? Worry is a very strong feeling of fear. It’s fear of the unknown or the repercussions of what we think will happen.  Worry is a pattern; simply […]


3 Energy Medicine Tips to Ease Insomnia

March 13, 2013

Insomnia is a huge issue for many people. Let’s face it, there are few things that suck more than not sleeping, right? Because I’ve gotten so many requests to share ideas on the topic, I thought I’d share just a few quick tips to get you started on a better night’s sleep. Imbalanced energy is a […]


5 Secrets of Self-Healing

February 22, 2013

Do you know self-healing is the most powerful kind of healing? It sends signals to our body that we are not helpless and that we are safe. This alone can be more healing than any medicine or treatment. Our bodies are literally built to heal themselves and when we connect with that primal ability, all […]


Book signing and Indian party in Monterey, CA!

January 30, 2013

I’m so excited to be visiting Mindshop Metaphysical Books and Gifts to talk about my healing journey, most important lessons and also signing books! This is going to be so fun, you don’t want to miss it.   by


EFT Master Explains How To Heal Faster

December 13, 2012

I am re-posting an excellent article by Pankaj Gupta, an Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Master in India. I love what he has to say here and think it’s useful for anyone on a healing journey. -Amy How To Heal Faster Recently a tapper wrote to me and said that she had read somewhere that someone’s social […]


Muscle Testing: 10 Easy Questions To Crack Your Emotional Code

December 13, 2012

Muscle testing is an incredible way of getting answers from your subconscious mind. There are so many emotional energies that might be linked to our issues, and this is a tool that can help you figure them out faster. Once you know what they are, you can go to work clearing them with energy therapy […]


A Silver Lining: The Important Role of Emotional and Physical Suffering

November 13, 2012

I know, this article already is the opposite of what you want to hear, right? I’ve been through it so I totally get it. Physical and emotional illness are processes; and so is healing. Both parts of the journey, the getting sick and the getting well, are equal parts of something hugely important. Something, for […]


Healing With Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Calls

November 2, 2012

What Does “Borrowing Benefits” Mean? Gary Craig, founder of Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), made an amazing discovery while working with groups. Gary found you can have resolution on your own issue while you are “tapping along” with another person on their issue.  This “benefit” seems to be common in other types of energy healing as […]


Five Tips For Self-Healing With Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

October 9, 2012

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT), sometimes known as “meridian tapping” or “acupressure tapping” is one of my favorite energy therapy techniques – especially for clients to do at home. I’m all for self-healing! I personally can’t imagine where my health would be without EFT. I know there are many forms of “tapping” but I have found […]


Why Positive Affirmations Can Make Things Worse

September 6, 2012

Repeating positive affirmations is a concept I love and similarly to visualizations, it changes so many lives. Affirmations and visualizations are an amazing self-help tool for many people. But for another group of people, it can actually seem to make things worse. Why? The idea behind an affirmation of any kind (verbal or visual) is […]


Doctor Vs. Patient: Why You Should Win

August 25, 2012

Week after week I see clients that have become disconnected from their own intuition and heart. Sadly, so much of what makes us doubt ourselves comes from the medical professionals we reach out to for support. When I was chronically ill for 8 years, I experienced this too. Doctors who told me if I simply […]


The Top 10 Most Commonly Stuck Emotions in the Body

August 17, 2012

 Why Are Stuck Emotions Important To Know About I first learned about stuck emotions in the body from the work of Dr. Candace B. Pert, author of Molecules of Emotion. In the book, she writes about how unprocessed emotions in the body actually become stuck affecting a person’s entire system. This concept became the basis of […]


Scientists Announce Chronic Pain Is Determined By Emotions

July 2, 2012

The Telegraph, a world renowned newspaper, recently released a fascinating article about new findings in the relationship between emotions and chronic pain. Scientists have discovered why some people don’t recover from illness or injury, while others do — their emotions! Brain scan studies showed how chronic pain emerges as a result of an emotional response […]


The Most Important Thing I Do Every Day: Energy Balancing Routine

June 28, 2012

Scientists have long known we could detect imbalances in the subtle energy field before it was apparent in the physical body. We could interpret this to mean that imbalances actually begin in the energy system. All of the tissues and organs in the body produce magnetic vibrations referred to by scientists as “biomagnetic fields.” One […]


“How Do I Know That?!” and How You Can Too: Muscle Testing

June 21, 2012

You ask and I listen! The #1 thing I get asked by clients during our work together is….how do I seem to pick up on exactly what’s going on, and why — after they’ve been trying to figure it out for sometimes many years? My clients are always surprised at how I can often sense […]


Triggered Easily? You Can Calm Your Fight, Flight or Freeze Response

June 6, 2012

What Happens During the Flight, Fight or Freeze Response? When we become threatened, we experience a surge of chemicals designed to allow us to survive through whatever the event is. The physiological effects are increased adrenaline, acceleration of heart and lung action, shaking, dilation of pupils and more. Cortisol, known as the “stress hormone,” is […]


The Mind Leads and The Body Follows: Workshop Registration Open

May 31, 2012

I’m excited to announce my Monterey, CA workshop is open for registration! The Los Angeles, CA date will be announced shortly. Our mind is such an important leader for our body, and our thoughts and emotional patterns have a direct affect on what manifests in our physical being (both good and bad).  Topic: The Mind […]


Presentation in Monterey, CA: Why Emotions Can Cause Physical Symptoms

May 9, 2012

I’m proud to be doing a presentation at the Mindshop Metaphysical Books and Gifts in Pacific Grove, CA (a few minutes from Monterey) on May 18th at 7 p.m. You’ll discover Why Emotions Can Cause Physical Symptoms … and how you can start addressing them. Being aware is the first step in not allowing your […]


Why Trying To Heal Too Fast Won’t Work (and May Actually Stall You)

May 8, 2012

Without fail, every one of my clients eventually asks me, “So, how long does this healing process take?” When you’ve been sick or dealing with a problem for a long time, you want it over with….NOW. Trust me, I get it. But, healing fast isn’t necessarily the best way to heal. I believe the deep, […]


How Being Scared To Live Too Big Can Keep You Stuck…or Sick!

May 2, 2012

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.” – Marianne Williamson This is one of the most powerful quotes I know. And, it is something that eventually gets discussed when I work with […]


The Science of Energy Psychology: Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

March 28, 2012

Recently, Nick Ortner, creator and executive producer of the hit documentary film, “The Tapping Solution” wrote an excellent article for the Huffington Post about Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT). While many people who use it, don’t doubt its effectiveness, there are others who like to know the science of how and why it works before being […]


Stuck Trying To Figure Yourself Out? My Two Simple Words Can Help!

March 23, 2012

There is an easy (promise!) way to figure out what the real problem driving some of your major issues or life themes are. It’s a simple question that I use with all my clients at some point: “Then what?” Here’s how it works and why it’s so important. When someone comes to see me for […]


How You Feel ABOUT Your Problem Can Be A Major Clue

March 13, 2012

I always have clients ask me how I’m going to figure out what emotional events from their past are ones that may be affecting them today. First off, I am constantly reminding people that what we think of as trauma and what actually traumatizes us are two different things. Often the major events in our […]


Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Resources

March 1, 2012

THE SCOOP ON EFT Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is an incredibly simple and effective tool based on the meridian system, which are energy pathways in the body, originating in Chinese Medicine thousands of years ago. Along the meridians, there are points that can be stimulated to move energy or remove blockages. With remarkable consistency, EFT […]


Fears and Excessive Worry

February 23, 2012

  From the first day I started to work with Amy I felt more confident in my ability to resolve my own problems. She taught me Emotional Freedom Technique and other energy techniques to help myself. In my case, I have to deal with the sequels of a debilitating disease, so every thing happening to my body […]


Relationship Issues

February 23, 2012

  I had great success with Amy using the Emotion Code and EFT.  Amy figured out a particular block I had with my father that had resulted in me carrying around resentment for him that was affecting our relationship  Once she identified the issue, she was able to clear the emotion and the resentment disappeared. […]


How Trauma Affects Us

February 13, 2012

This is a great video on trauma and the primitive brain. It makes it easy to see how trauma affects us, and why energy therapy is so effective at clearing these traumas. by


General Life Issues

January 23, 2012

 Finding Amy and learning how to clear emotions led me on a profound path of healing I never thought I would discover! This therapy gets to the roots of all your issues, really allowing your body to heal without anything blocking it. I am eternally grateful to Amy for the help she has provided me […]